Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels welcome you to Cumberland Valley. However, as COVID-19 cases rise and fall due to variants, local businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies or encourage individuals to continue to mask. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take the precautions necessary for all of us to stay safe. By following updated recommended public health guidelines and showing our respect to the people around us, we can minimize the spread of COVID-19 and help keep local businesses open. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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Shippensburg in the Civil War


When war broke out in 1861, Shippensburg was an ordinary small town in Pennsylvania. By the war’s end, its residents had witnessed some of the most extraordinary events of the Civil War. The Shippensburg Civil War Trail brings you face to face with a community experiencing a monumental moment in American history. Download Shippensburg in the Civil War (.pdf).